Top Mistakes UX Designers Make

Archived Published: 17 March 2016 ID: G00298517

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Knowing the top mistakes that user experience designers make helps application leaders pre-emptively avoid these same errors in projects where good UX is a key delivery.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Mistake No. 1: The "Fashionista" Syndrome
    • Mistake No. 2: The "User Can Be the Designer" Assumption
    • Mistake No. 3: Featuritis
    • Mistake No. 4: The "It Has to Look Expensive" Syndrome
    • Mistake No. 5: The "Designer Is Also the User" Approach
    • Mistake No. 6: Expert User Fallacy
    • Mistake No. 7: Great Artists Steal
    • Mistake No. 8: Delusion of Grandeur
    • What Do We Do If a Mistake Has Already Happened?
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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